Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination
Edited by Stuart Oskamp
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Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination by Stuart Oskamp
Book DescriptionFinding ways to reduce prejudice and discrimination is the central issue in attacking racism in our society. Yet this book is almost unique among scientific volumes in its focus on that goal. This important book combines critical analysis of theories about how to reduce prejudice and discrimination with cutting-edge empirical research conducted in real-world settings, as well as in controlled laboratory situations. This book's outstanding contributors focus on a common set of questions about ways to reduce intergroup conflict, prejudice, and stereotyping. They summarize their own research, as well as others, interpret the conclusions, and suggest implications concerning the practical methods that have been, or could be, used in programs aimed at reducing intergroup conflict. The chapters present solidly based critical analyses and research findings in clear, reader-friendly prose. This book evolved from the Sixteenth Annual Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology. Each Symposium in the series concentrates on a single area in which social psychological knowledge is being applied to the resolution of a current social problem. Ideal for teachers, social workers, administrators, managers, and other social practitioners who are concerned about prejudice and discrimination, this book will also serve as a valuable foundation of knowledge in courses that examine this topic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805834819
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 12-Jun-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stuart Oskamp
Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination, Paperback (June 2000)
The contributors focus on a set of questions about ways to reduce intergroup conflict, prejudice and discrimination. They summarize their own research as well as others, interpret the conclusions and make extrapolations concerning the practical methods used in programmes aimed at reducing conflict.
Violence in Intimate Relationships, Paperback (July 1999)
This book discusses causes and precursors of violence, explores the psychological characteristics of perpetrators of violence, and describes and evaluates potential responses to it.
Applied Social Psychology, Paperback (October 1997)» View all books by Stuart Oskamp
This work aims to guide students to evaluate research findings critically, encouraging them to ask "How do you know that?". It features detailed research examples, and summarizes work in most of social psychology's major fields of application.
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